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Can You Ace This Spelling Quiz From 1912?

Are you a spelling god?

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These questions are taken from a test eighth-graders took in 1912. It is available here.

  1. Which is spelled correctly?
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    Exagerate
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Exaggerate
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Exagerrate
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Exaggerrate
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  2. Which is spelled correctly?
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    Incorrect
    Bequeeth
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Beequeath
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bequeath
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bequethe
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    Via hanohiki / Getty
  3. Which is spelled correctly?
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    Incorrect
    Rhinosceros
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rihnosceros
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rhinoceros
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rinohceros
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  4. Which is spelled correctly?
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    Incorrect
    Chandelier
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Chandaleir
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Chandileir
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Chandellier
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  5. Which is spelled correctly?
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    Incorrect
    Penniwat
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pennywat
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pennyweight
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Penniweight
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  6. Which is spelled correctly?
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    Anticedent
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Antescendent
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Anticident
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Antecedent
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  7. Which is spelled correctly?
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    Conscious
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Consious
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Concious
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Connscious
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  8. Which is spelled correctly?
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    Conseive
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Concieve
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Conceive
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Concive
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